Announcements: Paxos

February 04, 2019 โ€” 37 mins
Guests: Chad Cascarilla

Welcome to Announcements with Host No. 2, Demetrick Ferguson, a show that provides you details on current events, upcoming projects in the blockchain space, and token offering details. We are attempting to provide you with details and information from the people who are creating projects, and we are not giving advice. Please do proper due diligence when considering investments.

Today we talk with Charles Cascarilla who is the CEO and co-founder of Paxos, a financial technology company mobilizing assets at the speed of the internet. With over 20 years of experience in financial services, Charles has a unique perspective on integrating blockchain technology with traditional systems. Before Paxos, Charles co-founded institutional asset management complex Cedar Hill Capital Partners in 2005 and its blockchain-focused venture capital subsidiary, Liberty City Ventures (LCV), in 2012. Through LCV, Chad has invested in many promising blockchain companies including Abra, BitGo, BRD, and more. He was a founding member of CoinCenter and the Association for Digital Asset Markets.

Earlier in his career, Charles was a portfolio manager at Claiborne Capital and an analyst at both Bank of America Securities and Goldman Sachs. He serves on the board of several charities and private companies including Project ALS and The Centurion Foundation. Charles holds a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Notre Dame and is a CFA charterholder.

Paxos’ is a fintech company whose mission is to modernize finance by mobilizing assets at the speed of the internet. Paxos is building a future where all assets–from money to gold to securities–will be digitized and move instantaneously, 24/7. Settlement risk will cease to exist, so trillions of dollars of trapped capital can go to work in a global, frictionless economy.